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Tango0130 May 2018 10:13 p.m. PST

El Kraken Released launched a kiki campaign to develop a 28mm range of OttomanTurks by Tercios Miniatures. What is interesting with this army is that it is compatible with several periods.






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Costanzo131 May 2018 6:17 a.m. PST

Interesting! More figures in the site. I like the reference to the Turkish hero Seyit in the artilleryman who carries the heavy bullet!

21eRegt31 May 2018 6:24 a.m. PST

Looks quite interesting.

Kadrinazi31 May 2018 6:26 a.m. PST

Solaks without bows? Strange…

Tango0131 May 2018 11:11 a.m. PST

Happy you like them boys!. (smile)


Marcus Brutus31 May 2018 6:40 p.m. PST

Looks great. I wish someone would do an early 16th Janissary with arquebus in 28mm.

Guthroth01 Jun 2018 10:46 a.m. PST

Can anyone tell me what date these figures are for ? It looks like 1520-1530, but how late could they be used for ?

Tango0101 Jun 2018 12:19 p.m. PST

Glad you like them too my friend!.


SAMURAIFREDDY04 Jun 2018 5:47 a.m. PST

How long more will we have to wait to see Jannisaries in campaign dress, i.e. without the ubiquitous (for wargame miniatures only…) hak bork hat that was only worn on parade, while on campaing a more common turban or fez would have been worn. Also while I assume some of the Sipahis would ridden fully armoured horses, a large part of the army would have not..May I suggest more campaign dress and less heavy armour would be a better representation of an Ottoman Army on campaign, assuming this is the scope of this nice range?
thank you

Druzhina04 Jun 2018 10:59 p.m. PST

Jannisaries mostly wearing turbans on campaign does not seem to have been until the 17th century.

The patterned headgear in the "Solaks" pack is not correct for Solaks and it does not seem to be a Peik helmet either.

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